The Loyal Wife by Natalie Barelli Summary
She thought they had the perfect marriage... Tamra never dreamed she would marry someone like Mike Mitchell: handsome, rich, a wonderful husband… until she finds out that Mike is having an affair. But Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, and Mike Mitchell should have remembered that before he made a fool of her. Because Tamra knows something about Mike. Something he did. Something evil. And she was prepared to carry the secret to her grave Not anymore To make matters worse, Mike’s daughter Madison has come to stay for a few days, and Madison doesn’t like Tamra. Well, that's too bad, because Tamra doesn’t have time to argue. She’s too busy ruining Mike’s life while remaining–on the surface at least–the perfect, loyal wife But when Tamra's plan spirals out of control, she finds that things are not what they seem. And now, it's too late.
The Millionaire's Wife by Shalini Boland Summary
'I am completely and utterly speechless… Oh wow, absolutely triple wow… literally had me on tenterhooks… I thought I was going to fall off my chair.’ Mixing Reality with Fiction Everyone has their secrets. But this one could destroy your marriage. When Anna Blackwell opens an email from an unknown sender, the shocking image attached shatters her perfect world. A woman has been killed. And Anna knows who did it. The past is catching up with her. Is it her turn next? To protect herself and her husband Will, she must tell him the terrible truth about her first love. But as the secrets of her life unravel, Anna begins to realise that she is not the only one who has been living a lie. Anna doesn’t know who to turn to: her best friend, her parents, her husband. But she knows that her ex-lover is dangerous and she must stop him, before it’s too late… From the bestselling author of The Secret Mother and The Child Next Door, this utterly unputdownable psychological thriller will have you gasping at every twist. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book is for you. What readers are saying about Shalini Boland: ‘Completely and utterly speechless… there are just no words to explain how amazing and gripping this book is… Oh wow, absolutely triple wow… a truly magnificent read, loved it from start to finish… leaves you with bated breathright to the very end… that ending… I thought I was going to fall off my chair. It was so darn good…’ Mixing Reality with Fiction ‘A nail biting, edge of your seat read. I couldn't sit still… thrilling and excitingyou to the max… I loved it.’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘So many tense moments… compelling…I was eagerly turning pages… a fast-paced, captivating, suspenseful psychological thriller… amazing.’ A Haven for Book Lovers ‘Absolutely addictive and brilliant with an end I didn't see coming. This is one book you have to read and it gets 5 huge stars from me!!!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Amazing... Get ready to edge closer to the tip of your seat, bite the very last bit of nails you have left, and scream a not so silent scream when this story unravels!... We LOVED this book!’ Two Girls and a Book Obsession, 5 stars ‘Oh my. A captivating unputdownable evocative emotional twisted thriller. Oh that ending... OMG that ending did NOT expect that. It blew me away…’ Read Along With Sue, 5 stars ‘Wow, wow, wow! What a fantastic book! The book starts with a bang… from page one and believe me, it doesn’t let up throughout the book and keeps you gripped until the very end!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Hooked from the very first page... I was left staring open-mouthed at the last page because I just couldn't believe what I just read… left me both speechless and wanting for more.' It's All About Books, 5 stars ‘OMG. What a phenomenal book! I read this book in 24 hours because I could not put it down.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW... captivating... I could not put it down… worth more than 5 stars and has to be one of the best psychological thrillers I have read so far.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
Perfect Stranger by Jake Cross Summary
You let her in. You’ll wish you hadn’t. Following a whirlwind romance, Rose and Chris’s marriage has been unshakeable for twenty years. But when teenager Katie turns up on their doorstep, blonde, wide-eyed and beautiful, their perfect life threatens to crumble to pieces. Because Katie says she’s Chris’s long-lost daughter, the product of a forgotten summer fling. The couple is still reeling from shock when Katie tells them she has nowhere to go. The couple is her only hope. Kind-hearted Rose invites Katie to stay, despite Chris’s protests. The poor girl has only just lost her mother – they can’t leave her out on the street. But soon after Katie moves in, strange things start happening. Someone crashes into a neighbour’s fence. An unexplained fire starts in the couple’s kitchen. And a family friend coming to visit disappears on the way to the house. Chris insists Katie has to go. But it’s Chris who won’t explain where he was at the time their friend went missing… The couple’s dream life seems to be turning into a nightmare. With dark secrets about Chris’s history with Katie’s mother coming to light, Rose no longer knows who to trust. Soon, she isn’t sure whether she’s invited a dangerous stranger into her home, or whether she’s been living with one all along… A chilling thriller that will make you question everything you think you know about your loved ones. Fans of The Woman in the Window, Then She Was Goneand The Perfect Child won’t be able to put this book down. What readers are saying about Jake Cross: 'Brilliant!… The perfect thriller… Has it all… I loved reading every moment of this!… Will have you hooked' Gemma's Book Reviews 'I was completely spooked! … Set my nerves on edge… Fast paced and the action just kept on coming… A great twist … Highly recommended!' Stardust Book Reviews 'Wow… Thrilling, fast-paced… Bound to get your heart pumping … You won't want to put this story down … Plenty of twists and unexpected turns to keep the reader hooked until the last page.' Gemma's Book Reviews 'A compelling storyline. Fast paced and lots of action, it's just how I like my thrillers. And the twist in the middle - well I didn't see that coming… A rip-roaring tale and well worth a read.' Goodreads Reviewer 'One of the best crime novels I have read! A heart-pounding, nerve racking, absolutely thrillingstory, superbly written, taking the reader on a daring, twisted ride. Amazing plot that shocks and astounds in equal measure. I absolutely loved thisand highly recommend it to everyone.' Renita D'Silva
The Warning: A Nail Biting, Gripping Psychological Thriller by Kathryn Croft Summary
My little boy's room was empty, his bed neatly made. Alarm bells should have rung immediately. Then the knock on the door came. All I remember is a thick fog wrapping itself tightly around me. This couldn't be happening to us. Three years ago, nurse Zoe's son Ethan was found drowned in a muddy river by their home, along with his best friend Josh. With no witnesses, their deaths were ruled a tragic accident. Heartbroken, Zoe and her family, move away from her home. They're just beginning to get back to some kind of normality, when, out of the blue, Zoe receives an anonymous email: You need to find out the truth about what happened to your son. Don't let this rest. Don't believe the lie. Shaken, Zoe starts an obsessive hunt for the truth. But why is her husband so reluctant to help? And why is Josh's mother so determined not to believe her? An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller about a mother's desperate search for the truth. Fans of The Girl on the Train, and Gone Girl will be hooked from the very first page. See what readers are saying about The Warning: 'OMG Kathryn Croft has done it again!!! I devoured this book in two days!!! I absolutely loved it along with all the other books I've read of hers. From the beginning to end kept in suspense and shock. I really didn't see any of it coming.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'I proudly hand over 5 twisty messed-up stars to this book!!! I loved this and all the WTF moments... It was so freakin' cool to read! Very interesting plot(s) going on here!! Twisted, twisty, dark, sad, awesome!!! Oh let's just say... THAT ending!... 5 Stars from me!!!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Oh, what a great ride this book was... her best book yet! She writes a great story... keeps you guessing right to the very end! I absolutely loved this book... can't wait to see what she comes up with next!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'My 1st book from this author and I loved it... a page-turner... the twist is explosive... Read it in two days... very gripping and emotional... will be reading more from this author... if you like twists look no further for your next read.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Kept me on the edge of my seat... A story of secrets and lies with many twists and turns. A very enjoyable read that I read in one day as I couldn't put it down.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'This book kept me on the edge of my seat. A great psychological thriller that had me guessing until the very end... Family secrets, lies and twists made this a page turner that I didn't want to put down. 5 twisty stars from me! Keep them coming Kathryn Croft!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
The Man She Married by Alison James Summary
How well do you know your husband? When Alice Gill sees the little blue line, it’s the happiest moment of her life. But her whole world is turned upside down when the police knock at her door minutes later… Her husband, Dominic, is dead. Distraught, Alice goes to identify the body. It’s him. Yet when Dominic’s estranged brother comes to view the coffin, he insists the man lying there is not Dominic Gill. So who is the man Alison married? And will his secrets put her life in danger too? An absolutely gripping psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the last page. If you love Behind Closed Doors, My Lovely Wife and Friend Request, you’ll be hooked on The Man She Married. What readers are saying about The Man She Married: ‘Make sure you have a ton of time on your hands when you finally sit down to read because this book will BLOW YOUR MIND!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Alison uses such vivid and powerful descriptions that I felt as though I was part of the story myself… I was gripped from start to finish and on the edge of my seat throughout the story.’ Ginger Book Geek, 5 stars ‘Wow… grabs you from the first page and makes you ignore everything else… fantastic.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars Totally gripping and addictive, this is definitely one of the best psychological thrillers I’ve ever read. Such a clever plot, and excellent characters, it will completely pull you in and not let you go until the end.’ Sibzzreads ‘I could not put this down, it had me gripped all the way through and when I thought I had it figured; bam; the author threw another curve ball in!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow what a read!... The Man She Married takes you hostage right from the start and keeps a hold of you till the end.’ Once Upon a Time Book Blog, 5 stars ‘A MUST READ, this book is crying out to be made into a film. A very happy reader and definitely left me wanting more.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Could hardly but this book down, read it in a few hours. So many twists and turns, kept me guessing all the way through!’ Netgalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was a great, gripping, fast-paced story which will definitely keep you hooked until the last page. Highly recommended!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Had me firmly in its grasp from the very first page. The twists just kept coming, and I tore through this one at warp speed in a desperate bid to unravel it all.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘What a brilliant book! I loved this from start to finish… I was completely swept up in the story and characters the whole way through.’ LoopyLouLaura ‘A fantastic thriller that will have you at the edge of your seat… I couldn't put this book down… The author fully deserves all 5 stars and if I could give more I would.’ Netgalley Reviewer, 5 stars 'This book is wonderfully addictive. It dark and jam packed with twists and turns. I honestly enjoyed every single page.’ Netgalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Oh my gosh this story kept me up, to finish it! What a suspenseful book, this story kept me trying to figure it out until the very end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This is absolutely one of the best books I have ever read… Exceptional.’ Netgalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A definite contender for my favourite read of the year… I’m now rather disappointed that it’s over!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland Summary
‘Mummy, she’s gone…’ Gemma Ballantine is getting ready for work one morning when her eldest child comes running down the stairs, saying the words every mother dreads. The front door is open. And her six-year-old daughter has disappeared. Frantic with fear, Gemma starts a nail-biting search for her little girl. After what feels like forever, her mother-in-law Diane finds Katie wandering lost a few streets away. Relieved to have her youngest child back in her arms, breathing in the sweet scent of her hair, Gemma thinks the nightmare is over. But then her perfect family starts to fall apart. And she realises it’s only just beginning… From the top ten bestselling author of The Secret Mother and The Child Next Door, this completely addictive psychological thriller of secrets, lies and betrayal will make you gasp out loud at the heart-stopping final twist. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book is for you. Why readers are gripped by The Perfect Family: ‘Completely and utterly mesmerising!... I read it until the early hours… I literally couldn’t put it down!!… had my heart beating so fast I thought it would burst! The suspense and tension was amazing.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Without a doubt one of the best books I have read this year… truly a rollercoaster of a book that I couldn't put down… full of twists and turns until the very last page… superb.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow what a brilliant book… Deliciously dark and totally compelling it grips you from page one and then just messes with your head until the final pages… certainly a thrill of a ride with its twists and turns… Excellent.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘The perfect psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end… I could feel the tension building… I felt myself wanting to scream… a twisted story that will leave your mouth hanging open. Oh that ending, you just wait for that ending!’ It’s All About the Thrill, 5 stars ‘OMG The queen of killer twists has done it again!!... had me tearing through the pages… my heart was pounding. The story delivers lots of thrills right up until the last page… an exhilarating page turner of a read… will take you by surprise and have you hooked until the very last word.’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘I literally had to pick my jaw up off the floor…!!!! This is a book that messes with your head (as I told a friend earlier!)… a perfect psychological thriller!!!... to say you’re going to thoroughly enjoy this one is an understatement... Hold onto your hats, you’re in for a hell of a ride!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘ALL the stars!!!... A super crazy page turner… I finished this in less than a day because It had my heart pounding with all its WTF moments!... I just love Shalini Boland’s writing…. pulls you in and sets you right smack dab in the middle of the plot where you literally feel your palms sweating and heart racing along with the characters… a 5 star winner! Gripping and fast paced and OH THAT ending!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘AMAZING… I am totally hooked… The Perfect Family is absolutely unputdownable!!!... HEART PALPITATING!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Started with an absolute heart stopping bang… The plot took a deep swerve and landed where I least expected… the story kept me gripped from start to finish. I hardly took time to breathe.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
My Husband's Lies by Caroline England Summary
"On the afternoon of Nick and Lisa's wedding, their close friend is found poised on a hotel window ledge, ready to jump. As the shock hits their friendship group, they soon realise that none of them are being as honest with themselves - or with each other - as they think. And there are secrets lurking that could destroy everything."--Provided by publisher.
What We Did by Christobel Kent Summary
He stole her childhood. She'll take his future What would you do if you accidentally encountered the man who once abused you? And how would you get away with it? Bridget's life is small and safe: she loves her husband and her son, and she works hard to keep her own business afloat. Until one day, her former violin teacher Anthony Carmichael walks into her shop with the teenager he's clearly grooming. Carmichael begins to stalk Bridget, trying to terrify her into silence. But Bridget is older and stronger now and suddenly, she snaps and fights back. Now Bridget must find a way to deal with the aftermath of her actions... The gripping, compelling and timely new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Loving Husband, The Crooked House and The Day She Disappeared. Perfect for fans of Apple Tree Yard and Lie With Me.